Ni no Kuni release date set
posted on 06.01.12 at 12:27 PM EST by (@salromano)
Due January in North America and Europe.

Namco Bandai will launch Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch, Level-5’s Studio Ghibli RPG collaboration, in North America on January 22 and in Europe on January 25, 2013.

The game follows the story of a young boy named Oliver, who travels to a parellel world and becomes a magician in attempts to bring back his passed mother. In the process, he’ll make new friends, adopt monsters, and command them in battle.

Watch the E3 trailer below.

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  • FaithlessMr

    Glad we won’t have to wait long :D

    EDIT: Trailer brought me to tears :) So good!

    • Locksus

      7 months.. that’s long 0.0. Anyways cannot wait. Studio Ghibli’s art is amazing as always.

    • rockman29

      @FaithlessMr: What do you mean ‘won’t have to wait long?’ Lmao.

      • Sal Romano

        @rockman29: He’s probably talking about the gap between U.S. and European releases.

        Look at Tales of Graces F, for example. U.S. date: February 2012. European date: August 31, 2012.

        • rockman29

          @Sal Romano: Could be. Thanks for the info.

          Long wait from the Japanese release still. Isn’t it already out there?

          • FaithlessMr

            Yeah that’s it everyone, sorry for not elaborating upon that :P But when you think about it….I mean, c’mon. Knowing the game would release next year, I was also afraid we wouldn’t get it until March, April or even May! So January is like….rather early 2013 :P

  • Locksus

    And it’s up to us to make this game a success as it sold poorly in Japan.

    Let’s do it everyone!! :P

    • FinalFantasy_fangirl


      I believe Ni No Kuni was a success because the DS sold a huge amount(over 700,000 and add the ps3 version numbers.

  • chinglee

    Plenty of time to get my replacement PS3.

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  • RyoonZ

    First RPG I’ll play next year.

  • What a The Beautiful Art..2013 Gonna best Year Ever.

  • FinalFantasy_fangirl

    Yes! Very excited

  • InternatlGamer3

    So pre-ordering this, Assassin’s Creed III, The Last of Us, PS All Stars Battle Royale, Final Fantasy Versus XIII and more in time.

  • stealth20k

    i must have sex with that game